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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...

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Spring brings potholes, and a struggle to resurface them
For New Yorkers the arrival of spring means two things: baseball and potholes. With baseball season nearly two weeks away, potholes have become the more urgent issue. It isn’t uncommon to see commu...
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High school senior takes on graffiti, litter
Maspeth kid develops killer study
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
03/15/2010 to 03/21/2010
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Bruce Blakeman and the US Senate
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Newtown student honored at robotics competition
This past weekend was the 10th anniversary of the New York City Regional for the US FIRST Robotics Competition. The event was held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center,and Newtown High School from...
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CB5: dog run sounds nice - in CB4 somewhere
Board officially passes the buck
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Kiwanis prez dreams of doing more with youth programs
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FDNY, neighborhoods would be “taxed” if cuts go through
Pols say closing 20 firehouses a big mistake
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
03/08/2010 - 03/14/2010
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Student stabbed at Newtown High School
A Newtown High School student is in stable condition after being stabbed at the school Friday morning. According to witnesses, the 17-year-old victim was in class on the second floor of the school ...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
03/01/2010 - 03/07/2010
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No more trucks!
Pols demand city ban big rigs in Maspeth
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Maspeth church holds Confirmation ceremony for 51 kids
Bishop Frank Caggiano (center) administered the Confirmation Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church on Friday, March 5, in front of more than 500 churchgoers. Deacon Bob Lavanco (left) and Pastor Pau...
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At home in your bank
Maspeth Federal Savings unveils new cozy interior
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Truck goes up in flames on LIE
Traffic came to a standstill Tuesday afternoon when a westbound tractor trailer caught fire near the Maurice Avenue exit of the Long Island Expressway, causing chaos and brief delays before order w...
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A poster for the movie "The Interview" is taken down by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. (AP Photo/David Goldman)NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview."


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People walk past a billboard showing "The Cuban Five" that reads in Spanish "End the injustice. Freedom now." in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. The men, who are hailed as heroes in Cuba, were convicted in 2001 in Miami on charges including conspiracy and failure to register as foreign agents in the U.S. On Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, three of the five Cubans were released by the U.S. in exchange for U.S. citizen Alan Gross and an unnamed Cuban man who was imprisoned for nearly 20 years for spying for the United States. Two of the Cuban Five had previously been released after finishing their sentences. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)HAVANA (AP) — The "Cuban Five" refers to intelligence agents whose so-called "Wasp Network" operated in Florida in the 1990s. They were arrested in 1998 and later convicted on charges including conspiracy and failing to register as foreign agents.


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Chattanooga Lady Mocs Moses Johnson (23) celebrates beating Stanford in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Chattanooga won the game 54-46. (AP Photo/Billy Weeks)CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The star power of the opponent doesn't concern Chattanooga. As long as the Mocs are playing at home, they believe they are going to win.


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